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A term indicating that a component is satisfactorily manufactured to a specified standard and can be launched as part of a spacecraft. In the USA, items are certified as space qualified by NASA, which approves suppliers for its contractors. Before export licenses can be given, US space-qualified components must be approved by either the Commerce Department or State Department.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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